EasyCLA streamlines the management and execution of Contributor License Agreements (CLAs) so you can stay compliant with project policies. It is the only tool to support both individual and corporate CLA workflows.

Third-party Services


Besides integration with Auth0 and Salesforce, the CLA system has the following third party services:

  • Docusign for CLA agreement e-sign flow

  • Docraptor for convert html CLA template as PDF file

CLA Backend

The CLA project has two backend projects.

The majority of the backend APIs are implemented in python, and can be found in the cla-backend directory.

Recent backend development was implemented in Golang, and can be found in the cla-backend-go directory. In particular, this backend contains APIs powering Automated Templates, GitHub Approved List of contributors, and Duplicate Company handling in the Corporate Console.

CLA Frontend


CLA frontend consists of three independent SPA build with Ionic framework:

EasyCLA Architecture

The following diagram explains the EasyCLA architecture.

EasyCLA Architecture

EasyCLA Release Process

The following diagram illustrates the EasyCLA release process:

EasyCLA Release Process


Copyright The Linux Foundation and each contributor to LFX.

This project’s source code is licensed under the MIT License. A copy of the license is available in LICENSE.

The project includes source code from keycloak, which is licensed under the Apache License, version 2.0 (Apache-2.0), a copy of which is available in LICENSE-keycloak.

This project’s documentation is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY-4.0). A copy of the license is available in LICENSE-docs.